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 After two full days of public hearings, Virginia’s State Water Control Board has given its stamp of approval on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The pipeline is slated to carry natural gas, running 300 miles through southwest Virginia.

This time of year can be hard for people who’ve lost friends or relatives, but one Virginia woman is showing the world how to channel grief and make meaning of loss.  

Alyson Taylor

A treatment being tested for brain cancer in dogs may one day help humans with the same disease. Clinical trials at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg are showing promising results and a new round of trials is set to start early next year. 

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  A task force appointed by the governor has released its findings in a review of what happened in Charlottesville on August 12th.  The group came up with a series of recommendations for more than 130 communities where confederate monuments are found.  


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The fate of a controversial pipeline is now in the hands of Virginia’s Water Control Board. The board heard final public comment on the Mountain Valley Pipeline Wednesday. If approved, it would carry natural gas through much of southwest Virginia.